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Zion Williamson has previously spoken about his love and the importance of The Notorious BIG’s 1994 «Ready to Die» album, and who can blame him?

However, when the New Orleans Pelicans shared one of the hit songs on their Instagram Story earlier this week, many were concerned.

Williamson posted the album cover to the background music of the song «Suicidal Thoughts».

Many of the lyrics sound exactly as the song’s title suggests, including those posted by Williamson.


January 2, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) drives against Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris (12) during the third quarter at the Wells Fargo Center. (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

The late Biggie Smalls raps «I can’t believe suicide is on my fucking mind,» a bar Williamson left in his story.

The lyrics were featured in the story, but it should be noted that Williamson didn’t write the lyrics himself – Instagram can display lyrics to a song when selected in the app.

However, fans were concerned for Williamson’s well-being.

Williamson’s Instagram bio reads «Things Done Changed,» a title of another song on «Ready to Die.» The album also features the hit «Juicy», which is considered one of the greatest rap songs of all time. So it’s clear that Williamson is a huge fan of the late rapper and could have been posting the song simply because he likes it.

«I have learned to appreciate this process. I can never really put it into words with all the adversity and all the disadvantages, but for me, The Notorious BIG album, Ready To Die, that album lyrically, how he talked about [the] stress [of] what i was dealing with, just feeling the weight of the world on your shoulders and you feel like you are alone. That album really helped me change my mindset and find real resolution in the game,» Williamson said of the album in 2021, by revolt.

Zion Williamson sits on the bench

Zion Williamson #1 of the New Orleans Pelicans sits on the bench during the second half of their NBA game against the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena on February 23, 2023 in Toronto, Canada. (Cole Burston/Getty Images)

Williamson has been the subject of a social media controversy with a former porn star who threatened to post sex videos of the two shortly after she apparently confessed her love for him.

He also recently opened up about his poor eating habits, which have contributed to his not playing the court quite often in his career.

Memphis police recently conducted a wellness check on Ja Morant after cryptic messages on social media in which she posted photos of her mother, father, and daughter, showing her love for them, and then posted a fourth story with the caption » Bye bye». with a photo of him doing an interview on the pitch. Deputies said Morant was «fine.»

Zion Williamson vs. the Suns

December 17, 2022; Phoenix, Arizona, United States; New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) against the Phoenix Suns at the Footprint Center. (Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports)


Fox News Digital reached out to both the Pelicans and New Orleans police to find out if a check was made on Williamson, but they did not immediately respond.